Fire Destroys Warehouse on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

Posted on May 23, 2020 3:16 pm

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A fire engulfed a warehouse on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf early Saturday, sending thick smoke over the waterfront and threatening to spread to a historic World War II-era ship before firefighters brought the flames under control.

One firefighter sustained a hand injury while battling the fire at the warehouse the size of a football field on Pier 45, San Francisco Fire Lieutenant Jonathan Baxter said.

Baxter said that after the fire subsided, investigators scoured the building to determine whether homeless people were inside.

“That is something of grave concern,” he told KGO-TV. “To our knowledge … nobody is supposed to be in the